Lord Best to lead probe into estate agency regulation & mandatory qualifications
Government follows up on plans "to raise standards across the property agent sector" with a new Working Group of industry experts
Lord Best's Regulation of Property Agents working party will present its recommendations - including new mandatory qualifications for all consumer-facing estate agents - to the Government next week
It's "time to regulate and reform the housing sector" says the National Association of Estate Agents as it lays out what the industry would like to see political parties pledge this election season.
Sajid Javid announces a plan to introduce mandatory qualifications for estate agents, bringing the profession in line with conveyancers, solicitors and surveyors
Longstanding independent firm ramps up resi division with recruitment of high-profile broker & star of Britain’s Most Expensive Houses as head of sales.
Andrew Russell & Ben Bentley's independent firm, The Country House Department, is on course for a 'record' year following a number of big-ticket deals.
Freehold swathe on sought-after Tite Street has scope for a significant prime resi scheme.
Hamish Bruce has joined Inhous following stints at Marsh & Parsons and Black Brick.
Election 2024: Prime property sector sees “cause for optimism” in the prospect of a Labour government
'The likelihood of an incoming Labour government no longer feels like a massive threat to prime property markets in London and the country,' says Middleton Advisors.
Gazumping & gazundering are the uninvited guests of a bull & bear market, but there are ways to mitigate the risks of them trashing the house; one of the most experienced agents in the business explains…
Australian developer Third.i's Graphite Square launches to the UK market this month and will be ready for occupation in 2024.
In Pictures: ‘Wild-luxury’ scheme in Dubai aims to ‘define the next generation of 21st century buildings’
European developer's 'holistic' waterfront project has been inspired by the Banyan tree and will feature thousands of crystals to 'eliminate any negative energy'.
Alex Michelin & Matthew Robertson's new development firm announces plans to deliver a 30-unit scheme on The Bishops Avenue, just weeks after embarking on a top-end project in St John's Wood.
Buyer confidence has been boosted by a number of factors over the last few weeks, and enquiries levels are back up to last year's levels, reports Eccord's MD.
By Jo Eccles
The RICS says it is its "duty to advocate policies that provide solutions to some of the most important challenges of our time."
'The rapid approach of peak rates is coinciding with a modest improvement in housing market conditions in some key global markets,' says Knight Frank.